Saint Louis University

Staff in the Division of Student Development are active leaders in the field of Student Affairs, contributing significantly in a variety of professional organizations. Some key staff accomplishments and contributions are outlined below.

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2014 Presentations & Publications

Amy Ballweg, K. Duce, S. Glazer, N. Heinen & J. Maxwell - "Using MAP-Works to Unlock Student Success and Improve Retention: Utilizing Undergraduate and Graduate Level Student Staff to Perform Individual and Group Interventions." Presented at the 2014 Mastering MAP-Works & Benchmarking Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.

Amy Ballweg, K. Duce, N. Heinen, N. Claas, A. Lopez & B. Hinshaw - "Broadened Implementation of MAP-Works: Professional Staff Training, Academic Updates and Campus-Wide Conferences." Presented at the 2014 Mastering MAP-Works & Benchmarking Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.

Susan Fanale, A. Beckett, K. Kennedy, J. Purdie, and K. Temple - "Student Learning Imperative: More Imperative Today than 20 Years Ago." Presented at ACPA Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 2014.

Patrice French - "Embrace the Mess, Don't Stress: Resiliency Training for New Professionals." Presented at ACPA Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, March 30, 2014.

Mona Hicks - "Creating Successful Multicultural Initiatives". Presented at ACPA Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 2014.

Lisa Israel - "Supporting at-risk students through the use of MAP-Works." Presented at Jesuit Persistence Conference, June 2014.

Lisa Israel and Ashley Asel - "Using MAP-Works to Create Cultural Change: A New Partnership & Department to Support At-Risk Students." Presented at MAP-Works Annual Conference, June 2014.

Greg Lucsko and Charles T. Stephens - "Succeeding within the Campus Political Landscape." Presented at ACPA National Convention. Indianapolis, IN, March 2014.

Patterson, S. M., Lane, T., Stephens, C. T., McElderry, J., Alleyne, J. (2014, Summer). "Parallels between the cases of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, and the Black male college experience. Developments, 12(2).

Todd Robben - "Managing Your Next IT Project". Missouri Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (MoIRSA) 2013 State Workshop. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, November 2013.

Heather Stout, Mark Pousson, Dot Schmitt, and Gavin Steiger - "Strategic Planning for the Small DS Office". Presented at AHEAD Conference. Sacramento, CA, July 2014.

Vanderlinden, K. and Cope, M. (2014, April). "Assessing the Co-curriculum: Implications for Addressing Core Components 3.E. and 4.B." Presented at the annual Higher Learning Commission Conference. Chicago, IL, April 2014.

 

2014 Committees, Leadership Positions, & Grants

Karl Aldrich - GCSA (Gateway Career Services Association) Vice President of Board and Member Development.

Karl Aldrich - St. Louis HRMA (Human Resources Management Association) University Relations Committee Member.

Mark Chung Kwan Fan - ACPA- College Student Educators International, Coordinator for Networking on the Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness. Elected for Director for Convention Programs. June 2013-2015.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D.- Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA) Vice President for Networking, Service and Recognition.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D.- National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Co-Chair, Research and Scholarship Committee, Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community.

Mona Hicks - ACPA New Professionals Institute Faculty, St. Louis, MO, June 7-9, 2014.

Mona Hicks - ACPA Presidential Symposium, Chair, St. Louis, MO, June 11-12, 2014.

Chandra Johnson - President Elect of the Missouri Career Development Association (Missouri Chapter of the National Career Development Association).

Greg Lucsko - Directorate of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and the First-Year Experience and Access Team for the 2015 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Annual Convention in Tampa, FL.

Charles Stephens - Served second term on the Pan-African Network Pan-African Network Directorate for ACPA: College Student Educators International, as a Mentoring Program Co-Chair. July 2013.

Heather Stout - Vice President of the Missouri Chapter of AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability).


2014 Awards

Ashley Lang - ACPA Standing Committee for Graduate and New Professionals Case Study Winner (with Emily Meyer from Fort Hays State University, KS).

Donna Bess Myers - Recipient, The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Steering Committee Service Award for 10 years of service, Saint Louis University, January 2014.

Ray Quirolgico - ACPA Foundation 2014 Diamond Honoree Recipient. 

2013 Presentations & Publications

Jason Amezcua - "Do Degrees Matter", Talking Stick Magazine, May/June.

LaTanya Buck- "African American Male Scholars at Saint Louis University", AJCU Conference on Multicultural Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., June 2013.

LaTanya Buck- "Meeting of the Minds: Cross-Campus Collaboration to Retain Black Male Students", Missouri Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference, Springfield, MO, March 2013.

Becky Carlson and Kathy Jicinsky- "Perfect Fit?: Providing and Making the Most of Graduate Internships." Session presented at OCPA/OASPA Annual Conference in January 2013 in Columbus, OH.

Becky Carlson and Amanda Laskowski- "Blurring the Lines Between Teacher and Learner: Utilizing the Learning Partnerships Model to Facilitate Diversity Education." Session presented at NASPA Region 4E Conference. Madison, WI, November 2012.

Colleen Drazen- "Too Much Support, not Enough Challenge: Honest Conversations in the Millennial Era" at the 2012 Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Annual Meeting.

Colleen Drazen- "NBGLC Advisors Institute: Multicultural Fraternities and Sororities; Responding to Changing Faces and Values" at the 2013 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values/National Black Greek Leadership Conference.

Colleen Drazen- "Leading Change in an Apathetic World" at the 2013 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values Conference.

Colleen Drazen- "Creating a Motivated Greek Organization" at the 2013 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values Conference.

Colleen Drazen- Presenter and facilitator at the 2013 Delta Zeta Norma Minch Andrisek Leadership Conference.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. and S. Smith- "Effective Strategic Planning to Guide Student Affairs Work." Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) conference. Orlando, FL, March 2013.

Diana Foster - Key Note Speaker, "Violence in the Community: Awareness ad Action, Midtown Catholic Charities and Saint Louis University Inter-professional Health Care Students", St. Louis, MO, April 2013.

Patrice French- "Intergroup dialogue: Using Peer Facilitators to Promote Social Change", Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference - Missouri State University - Springfield, MO April 2013.

Patrice French- "How to Respond to Biased and Offensive Comments". Professional Student & Staff Development- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. March 2013.

Mona Hicks - "Assessment and Evaluation Institute: Senior Leadership Championing Student Affairs Assessment - A Panel Discussion," ACPA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, March 2013.

Mona Hicks - "What SSAO has time for mentoring?" ACPA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, March 2013.

Christine Keller - "Ye' Liberal Arts Students Shall Be Ready to Pursue Work!" at the 2013 National Career Development Association Conference, celebrating its 100th anniversary in Boston, MA.

Wendy LaBenne, B. Lawrence, K. Reitter- "From Student to Professional: Assisting College Students with the Job Search." National Association for Student Personnel Administration, Synergy Newsletter, December 2012.

Greg Lucsko & Kaleigh Mrowka- "Integrating and Maintaining Curriculum in Learning Community Programs." Presentation for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) conference. Las Vegas, NV, March 2013.

Danielle M. Nied- "Advisor Resource Training Core 2: Student Development and Group Development Theory." Presentation at National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) National Conference. Pittsburgh, PA, June 2013.

Danielle M. Nied, Megan S. Lucsko, M. Glisbach & T. Akinola- "How to Navigate and Support the Intersectionality of LGBT and Deaf Identities." Presentation at ACPA - College Student Educators International Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, March 2013.

Danielle M. Nied- "Exploring Ethnic Identity and Peer Interactions of African American and Asian American College Students at a Predominately White University: Interdisciplinary Approach." Presentation at Saint Louis University Graduate Student Research Symposium. April 26, 2013.

Danielle M. Nied- "Advisor Resource Training Core 3: Recruitment and Retention." Presentation at Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) Regional Conference. Kearney, NE, November 2012.

Danielle M. Nied and J. Purdy- "Revising and Advancing Institute Track Part 4: Engaging Stakeholders in a Residential Curriculum." Presentation at ACPA National Residential Curriculum Institute, St. Louis, MO, October 2012.

Danielle M. Nied, Bradley S. Romig, Sean Watson, & Brigid C. Welch- Saint Louis University Showcase. Invited Presentation at ACPA National Residential Curriculum Institute, St. Louis, MO, October 2012.

Danielle M. Nied- "Advisor Resource Training Core 3: Recruitment and Retention." Presentation at National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) National Conference. Boulder, CO, June 2012.

Danielle M. Nied- "Advisor Resource Training Elective: Motivation." Presentation at National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) National Conference. Boulder, CO, June 2012.

Meredith Osborn and Jay Winig- "We Need More! Intervention Programs for Students with Severe Alcohol and Marijuana Abuse." NASPA Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention Conference. Fort Worth, TX, January 2013.

Matthew Sullivan- "Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit is On the Move", Standing Committee on Disability, Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter, January 2013.

Matthew Sullivan and Alisha Abbot- "Can I Say That?: The Revival of Person-First Language." ACPA College Student Educators International National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2013.

 

2013 Committees, Leadership Positions, & Grants

Karl Aldrich- GCSA (Gateway Career Services Association) Vice President of Board and Member Development.

Karl Aldrich- St. Louis HRMA (Human Resources Management Association) University Relations Committee Member.

LaTanya Buck- Midwest Regional Representative, AJCU Conference on Diversity and Equity, 2013-2014.

LaTanya Buck- Co-Chair, Bill Davis Scholarship Selection Committee, AJCU Conference on Multicultural Affairs, 2012-2013.

Colleen Drazen- Appointed to the Nominations and Elections Committee for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Colleen Drazen- Appointed to the Alumnae Development Committee for Delta Zeta sorority.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D.- Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA) Vice President for Networking, Service and Recognition.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D.- National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Co-Chair, Research and Scholarship Committee, Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community.

Myrinda Grantham- American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Coordinator for Administration.

Mona Hicks - ACPA Annual Convention Planning Team, Las Vegas, March 4-7, 2013.

Mona Hicks - ACPA Awards Committee, 2013.

Wendy LaBenne- National Career Development Association (NCDA) Leadership Academy.

Wendy LaBenne- Awards Committee Member - National Career Development Association.

Danielle M. Nied- ACPA Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, Gender Identity Subteam Chair, Convention & State Conferences.

Danielle M. Nied- Planning Team for ACPA National Residential Curriculum Institute 2013.

Danielle M. Nied- ACPA- College Student Educators International, Chair for the Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness. Elected for second term. March 2011- June 2015.

Danielle M. Nied- Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) Regional Conference Advisor. St. Louis, MO. October 2012- October 2013.

Danielle M. Nied, J. Walehwa & K. Gardner- Co-Chair for ACPA National Residential Curriculum Institute. St. Louis, MO. October 2012.

Charles Stephens- Elected to the Pan-African Network Pan-African Network Directorate for ACPA: College Student Educators International, as a Mentoring Program Co-Chair. July 2013.

Matthew Sullivan- ACPA Standing Committee on Disability Directorate: Webmaster and News Letter Chair.

 

2013 Awards

LaTanya Buck- Program Recipient, Outstanding Commitment to Diversity and Social Justice Award African American Male Scholars Initiative - Saint Louis University, Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators, March 2013.

Mona Hicks - ACPA Foundation 2013 Diamond Honoree Recipient.

Meredith Osborn- Recipient of SLUStar Award, May 2013.

Jay Winig- Completion of 2-year Advanced Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program at the Saint Louis Psychoanalytic Institute, May 2013.

 

2012 Presentations & Publications

Andre Benson - "Meeting of the Minds: Cross Campus Collaboration to Retain Black Male Students" 2012 Symposium on the Recruitment and Retention of Students of Color (Noel-Levitz/ACPA).

LaTanya Buck - Invited Panelist, "Race and Higher Education", YWCA Metro St. Louis So Reel Speaker's Series, St. Louis, MO, May 2012.

LaTanya Buck and Susan Fanale - "Developing a Diversity and Inclusion Framework to Guide Student Transition", 2012 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Annual Convention, Louisville, KY, March 2012.

LaTanya Buck - "Diversity and Inclusion through Transition Programs and Initiatives", 18th National Conference on Students in Transition, St. Louis, MO, October 2011.

Colleen Drazen - "AFA's Graduate Training Track: Essential Skills for Advising Fraternities and Sororities" at the 2011 NASPA IV-E annual conference.

Colleen Drazen - "Moving from Unity to Community" at the 2012 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values Central Fraternal Leadership Conference.

Colleen Drazen - "Utilizing (Wo)Man Power: Personnel and Event Management in Sorority Recruitment " at the 2012 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values Central Fraternal Leadership Conference.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. and Lisa Israel - "Developing and Implementing Assessment for Academic Advising". Presentation for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) conference. Phoenix, AZ. March 2012.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D., Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, and L. Snyder - "Promoting Scholarship Regarding Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Partnerships". Presentation for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) conference. Phoenix, AZ. March 2012.

P. Gore, Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D., M. Fralick, C. McLean, and D. Burton - "Advances in Research and Practice: The Career Development of Students in Transition". Presentation for the National Students in Transition Conference. St. Louis, MO. October 2011.

Shelley Sawalich and Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. - "Introducing the Senior Legacy Symposium to Promote Reflection and Professional Preparation for Seniors". Presentation for the National Students in Transition Conference. St. Louis, MO. October 2011.

Patrice French and Brad Romig - "Creating Inclusive Communities Course: The Development of Culturally Competent Resident Advisors". National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2011 Multicultural Institute, Atlanta, GA December 8, 2011

Christine Keller - "Beyond the Office: Collaborative and Innovative Programs to Empower Students in Decision Making" at the 2012 National Career Development Association Conference.

Wendy LaBenne - "Networking for Introverts: Techniques and Tips for Career Counselors " published in the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Career Convergence magazine, February 2012.

Greg Lucsko - "Making Your Chapter SMARTER: Strategic Planning for Your Organization" for the 2012 Delta Tau Delta Divisional Conferences Leadership Curriculum.

Jessica Perolio - "Assessing the Emerging Spectrum of Tutoring Services in Digital Spaces." Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication on March 22, 2012.

Jessica Perolio - "The Idea of an L2 Writing Center." Presented at the MidTESOL Conference (Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) on October 22, 2011.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Now presenting...writing conference program proposals (that get accepted)!" for the Division of Student Development's inservice at Saint Louis University (July 13, 2011).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "X, Y: At the Crossroads of 'Why?'" for the Saint Louis University Division of Mission and Ministry Brown Bag Lunch series (October 13, 2011), a follow-up to the article of the same title published in the "Mission Matters" weekly column of SLU Newslink on October 11, 2011.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Working with Students Who Identify as LGBTQ" at the annual meeting of the Gateway Career Services Association (October 28, 2011).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Scholarly Writing and Publication: (Re-)Viewing the Inspiration of Research and Practice" at the NASPA Region IV-West annual conference in Denver, CO (November 2, 2011).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Co-presented "Envisioning the Future of Student Affairs" (with Dr. Elizabeth Whitt and Dr. Kent Porterfield) for the Division of Student Development's inservice at Saint Louis University (February 17, 2012).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Authored a Lenten Reflection for the Saint Louis University Division of Mission and Ministry (March 10, 2012).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Authored "Getting There and Getting It Done" reflective practitioner essay, included in Teaching College Students Communication Strategies for Effective Social Justice Advocacy (co-authored by Robert J. Nash, Michele C. Murray, and Richard Greggory Johnson III; published by Peter Lang Publishing, released April 2012).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Presented on living the mission of the University at the Saint Louis University New Employee Orientation to Mission workshop (April 25, 2012).

Ericka Roland and Anna Zinko (Adelphi University) - "Gender Representations in Greek Life" at the 2012 ACPA annual conference.


2012 Committees, Leadership Positions, & Grants

LaTanya Buck - Regional Representative, Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities, Conference of Multicultural Affairs, 2011- present.

Colleen Drazen - Region IV Director, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Colleen Drazen - Essentials Editorial Board, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. - Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA) Vice President for Networking, Service and Recognition.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. - National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Co-Chair, Research and Scholarship Committee, Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA) Knowledge Community.

Mona Hicks, Ed.D. - ACPA Convention Institutes Chair for the 2013 Annual ACPA Convention Planning Committee (Las Vegas, March 4-7, 2013).

Wendy LaBenne - National Career Development Association (NCDA) Leadership Academy - One of eight people selected, nationally, to participate in a leadership development opportunity designed specifically for promising national and state career development association leaders.

Wendy LaBenne - Awards Committee Member - National Career Development Association.

Donna Bess Myers - Completed a two-year term serving as president of The Women's Commission at Saint Louis University.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Completed the (extended) term as the inaugural Associate Editor for Innovations in Practice of NASPA's Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Selected to review applications for the Gates Millennium Scholars Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Serving as the Publicity, Promotion, and Publications chairperson on the NASPA 2013 annual conference team.

Brad Romig - Cluster Facilitator for a national session of the LeaderShape Institute in June 2012.


2012 Awards

LaTanya Buck - Recipient, Kathy W. Humphrey Award for Diversity, Saint Louis University, November 2011.

Patrice French - Recipient, The Ignatian Medal for the Outstanding New Professional in Jesuit Student Affairs, Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA), 2012.

Wendy LaBenne - President, Missouri Career Development Association (MoCDA). Recognized by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) as Outstanding State Chapter - Midwest Region.

Brad Romig - Recipient of the Outstanding New Professional Award, Master's Level at the UMR-ACUHO annual conference in November 2011.

 

2011 Presentations & Publications

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "So You Think You Can Write?" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Works of Consequence: Legacy Contributions to Student Affairs" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "You Can Do It: Writing For Professional Publication" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Using The Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice To Share Research and Practice Innovations" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Meet The Authors: Highlights from The Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, Volume 47" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Unpacking Our Knapsacks: Exploring Dominant Identities For Change" at the 2011 NASPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "Rad, Mad, Sad, Fad, Glad: Conversational Leadership for Social Justice" at the 2011 ACPA annual conference.

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "The Evolution of College Health: A Story of Education for Justice," was published as the lead story in the April/May/June 2011 issue of the College Health in Action newsletter of the American College Health Association (ACHA).

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - "The Evolution of College Health: A Story of Education for Justice," at the 2011 annual meeting of the American College Health Association (ACHA).

Kelly Herbolich - "Young Professional Involvement" in the College Reading and Learning Association NewsNote May 2011 publication.

Wendy LaBenne - "Networking for Introverts: Techniques and Tips for Career Counselors " at the 2011 National Career Development Association Conference.

Susan Fanale - "B" Intentional: Using Assessment to Improve the Residential Experience on March 29, 2011 at ACPA: College Student Educators International Convention in Baltimore, Maryland.

Kim Reitter , Ed.D. and Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D., had an article published, 'Transitioning students from high school to college: A career development approach for deciding students at Saint Louis University'. In P.A. Gore, Jr. & L.P. Carter (Eds.), Students in Transition: Research and practice in career development (Monograph No. 55, pp.17-25). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

LaTanya Buck and Patrice French - "Building Solidarity through Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) at Jesuit Institutions" in collaboration with colleagues from Georgetown University and Seattle University at the 2011 annual Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU) Conference on Multicultural Affairs in Cincinnati, OH.

Claire Chase - "New Professional's Guide to Connecting with Cross-Campus Partners" at the 2011 CEIA (Cooperative Education and Internship Association) National Conference.

Katie Beres - Presenter for "The Relational Component of Academic Advising: Strategies for Effective Communication, Rapport Building, and Student Engagement" webinar for the National Academic Advising Association 2011 Foundation of Academic Advising series.

Kirstin Leih and Adrienne Jaroch (Loyola University of Chicago) - "Greeks for a Good Cause: Greek Alternative Breaks" at the 2011 Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) Central Fraternal Leadership Conference.

 

2011 Committees, Leadership Positions, & Grants

Ray Quirolgico, Ed.D. - Completing three-year term as the Associate Editor for Innovations in Practice of The Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Natalie Floeh - Chair, Advising Information & Communication Subcommittee (2009-2011).

Wendy LaBenne - President of the Missouri Career Development Association, which is the state chapter of the National Career Development Association.

Janet Oberle, Meredith Osborn, Brandon Morris and Joanne Salas - Wrote for and were recently awarded the NCAA Choices Grant (Meredith Osborn-P.I. for grant).Through the CHOICES program, the NCAA provides funding for NCAA member institutions and conferences to integrate athletics into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. CHOICES projects must partner athletics with other campus partners in the development and implementation of effective alcohol-education projects on college campuses. This is a three year, $30,000 grant.

Katie Beres - Recipient of the Academic Advising "Shooting Star" Award for February 2011.

Kirstin Leih - Appointed as the Coordinator of the Silent Auction for the AFLV Central Fraternal Leadership Conference.

Kirstin Leih - Appointed to the Membership, Marketing and Recruitment Team for Region IV of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Eric Anderson - Appointed as: Chair, Wellness Vision Team; Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee, MoIRSA; Chairperson, University Committee of Student Conduct.

Khannie Dastgah -  Appointed to the Women's Commission Awards Committee.

Andre Benson, MSW - Appointed as Youth and College Representative to the Executive Committee of the St. Louis City Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

 

2010 Presentations & Publications

Shelley Sawalich, Ph.D. and Amanda Lutjen - "Holistic Student Development: Senior Legacy Symposium at Saint Louis University" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Janelle Densberger and Alexandra Chapman - "It's Good to be BAD: Late Night Alcohol-Alternative Programming" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Susan Fanale and Susan Krieg - "Explore: Student Learning through Academic Initiatives" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Alex Antal and Rebecca Magruder, JD - "Student Mediation and Advocacy. A Confluence of Practice and Thought - Challenging Us to Respond in Manners Consistent with our Jesuit Identity." at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Shelley Sawalich Ph.D., Stephen Fowler, and Alexandra Chapman - "Supporting and Assisting Pregnant or Parenting Students at a Jesuit Institution" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Todd J. Foley - "Bright Idea Grants: Changing the World, One Innovative Idea at a Time" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Robert Wassel - "The Campus Kitchens Project: Creating Sustainability, Combating Hunger, Educating Students" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Susan Krieg and Susan Fanale - "Explore Ways to Expand Transition Programs Beyond the First-Year" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Eric W. Anderson, Claudia Charles, and Meredith Osborn - "In Mind, Body and Spirit: How Well Is Your Campus?" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Wendy LaBenne, Kim Reitter Ed.D. and Christine Keller - "Career Development as a Retention Tool: Early Intervention for Incoming Deciding Freshmen" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Chris Koerner - "Exploring the Social Web" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Shelley Sawalich, Ph.D., Scott Smith, Ph.D., and Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D. - "Jesuit Mission in Action: Developing student learning outcome-based programming" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Leanna Fenneberg, Ph.D., Scott Smith, Ph.D., and Shelley Sawalich, Ph.D. - "Cura personalis: Coordinated approaches to individual student needs" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Kirstin Leih and Eric Immel - "Finding a Mutual Mission: Jesuit values and fraternity /sorority life" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Donna Bess Myers and Lisa Reiter - "Supporting a Straight Ally Campaign" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Robert Poirier, Psy.D. and Michael R. Kelley, Ph.D. - "University Response to Serious Mental Health Needs" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Scott Smith and Leanna Fenneberg presented - "Student care and concern: Coordinated approaches to student needs" at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) national conference.

Mark Pousson presented with Karen Myers and Jaci Jenkins - "Social Norming and Disability" at the College Student Educators International (ACPA) national conference.

Katie Beres presented - "You can dish it out, but can you take it? How to give and receive quality feedback on your relational skills" at the National Academic Advising Association's (NACADA) Region 7 conference.

Shelley Sawalich facilitated a - "Casual Conversation" at a lunch during the Heartland-Delta conference entitled, - "Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Students at Jesuit Universities".

Katie Beres wrote a chapter for publication on training and development for academic advisors for a national NACADA monograph.

Kim Reitter and Leanna Fenneberg wrote a chapter, ‘Transitioning Students From High School to College: A Career Development Approach for Deciding Students at Saint Louis University' for publication in a monograph entitled ‘Exploring the Evidence: Career Development for students in transition' produced by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Elizabeth Niebruegge - "Small World: Meeting the Needs of International Students" at the 2010 Upper Midwest Region ACUHO-I Conference.

Elizabeth Niebruegge - "Went to Bed A Grad Student and Woke Up A Professional: Managing the Transition of Your First Professional Role" at the 2010 Upper Midwest Region ACUHO-I Conference.

Michael R. Kelley, Ph.D. (Creighton University), Robert Poirier, Psy.D, Claudia Charles, Meredith Osborn, and Jay Winig - "University Response To Serious Mental Health Needs" at the 2010 JASPA Summer Institute.

Eric Anderson and Todd Robben - "Campus Recreation's Role in Supporting Wellness" at the 2010 Missouri Intramural and Recreational Sport Association State Workshop.

 

2010 Committees & Leadership Positions

Katie Beres was appointed in a 2-year term on the NACADA Publications Advisory Board.

Kent Porterfield served on the joint ACPA/NASPA national taskforce on the future of student affairs.

Kent Porterfield served as the programming co-chair of the national 2011 ACPA Convention.

Susan Bertelsmeyer served on the conference planning team for the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) conference in St. Louis.

Tyene Neal is the Vice President for Professional Development for the Gateway Career Services Association (GCSA).

Wendy LaBenne is President Elect - Missouri Career Development Association, the state chapter of the National Career Development Association.

Kirstin Leih - Received the 2010 Professional Award from the Missouri College Personnel Association.

 

 

2009 Presentations & Publications

Lauren Bolland's article 'At the end of your rope? Top 10 tips for job seekers in a down economy' was featured in RecruitU Magazine in Nov/Dec 2008.

Shelley (Friesz) Sawalich presented - "Dreaming of the Perfect Student Staff: A Look at FYE Student Leader Recruitment, Selection, and Training" with recent SLU alumna, Katharine Pei at the annual National First-Year Experience conference.

Shelley (Friesz) Sawalich presented a poster session, - "Freshman 'Friendsickness': How existing relationships affect forging new ties in college", based on her dissertation research, at the NASPA national conference.

Shelley (Friesz) Sawalich & Scott Smith presented - "Learning Reconsidered in Action: An Undergraduate Approach to Student Learning Outcome-based Programming" at the NASPA national conference.

Claire Chase presented SLU's Call to Serve/Public Service Initiative program at the Gateway Career Services Association Conference.

Wendy LaBenne, Susan Gale, Christine Keller, and Wendy Jamison presented on working with freshman during summer orientation at the National Career Development Association's annual conference.

Marian Dorna and Kim Reitter presented on the SLU developed entrepreneurial guide at the National Career Development Association's conference.

 

2009 Awards

Susan Bertelsmeyer was awarded the Phil Lyons Outstanding Staff Advisor Award at the annual SLU Leadership and Service Awards.

Susan Bertelsmeyer was recognized as a SLU Star.

Lolita Jones received the Custodial Services award for Customer Service.

Charles Jones received the department award for Housekeeper of the Year.

 

2009 Committees & Leadership Positions

Kent Porterfield served on the joint ACPA and NASPA Task Force on the Future of the Student Affairs Profession, preparing recommendations for these two national organizations in the field.

Leanna Fenneberg is serving as Vice President of the Midwest Region of JASPA (Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators).

Lisa Israel was the Chair of the National Living Learning Programs Conference in Columbus, Ohio in October as well as the Chair of the ACUHO-I Academic Initiatives Committee.

 

2008 Presentations

Katie Beres presented with Ella Hoff Advisor training: Mixing in a little bit of everything at NACADA's annual Region 7 conference.

Leanna Fenneberg presented - "Integrated Academic Advising: One campus' story of restructuring campus advising to benefit first-year students" at the National First-Year Experience Conference.

 

2008 Awards

David Young in Student Life received Student Government Association's Mary A. Bruemmer Award for staff advisors.

SLU's Undergraduate Initiatives Committee received national recognition with the NASPA Student Affairs working in and with Academic Affairs Knowledge Community Promising Practices Award for effective academic and student affairs collaborations.